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MANDEL PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS for SUMMER: JUNE / JULY 2019
Summer@YourCityLibrary -  FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES 
LIBRARY CLOSINGS:
Closed on Thursday, July 4 – Independence Day Holiday
 
Summer@YourCityLibrary -  FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES
Ongoing:
Free Meals for Kids & Teens
Mondays – Fridays, June 4 – July 26
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For children and teens ages 18 and under. The Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, with the School District of Palm Beach County, is proud to be a Summer BreakSpot, offering FREE nutritious lunches and snacks all summer long to kids and teens ages 18 and under.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.  Sponsored by the USDA Summer Food Service Program.
 
Summer Reading Program
June 9 – July 27
During library hours 
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids and teens (preschool through high school) are invited to enjoy a “Universe of Stories” while making reading a priority and preventing the summer slide.  By keeping a reading log with our new Beanstack app, they will receive a FREE best-selling book each week to start their own home library, and be entered into a weekly gift card drawing.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.  Sponsored by the West Palm Beach Library Foundation.
 
Summer in Paradise:  Cone in the Zone
June 9 – July 31
During Library Hours
Throughout Library
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
As part of City’s “iCONE-ic” Summer in Paradise activities, join us at the library for Cone in the Zone - a fun, summer twist on Elf on the Shelf for all ages.  Come in and search the book stacks to locate Mr. Coney McConerson, our decorated mini orange construction cone, who will be hiding in the library all summer long.  Find Coney, bring him to any customer service desk and win a prize.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703. 
 
Dog Tales
June 12 – July 27                                                  
Wednesdays, 3:30 PM — 4:30 PM (no class June 26)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM — 12:00 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Meet our specially trained therapy dogs that will "listen" to your child read.  Dog Tales allows reluctant readers to snuggle up and read aloud to our furry friends making readying a positive experience while improving their comprehension.  Space is limited, sign up upon arrival.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703. Sponsored by the West Palm Beach Library Foundation. 
 
Craftastic Family Movie
June 14 – July 27  
Fridays & Saturdays, 9:30 AM — 4:30 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For all ages.  Want to get the kids out of the house or just looking for quality family time?  Join us for a fun and fantastic, family movie with a self-led, kid-friendly craft.  Stop by at your leisure during allotted times.  (Note: Saturday is a repeat of Friday movies and crafts.)  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
 
Summer@YourCityLibrary -  FOR BABIES, TODDLERS & PRESCHOOLERS
Ongoing:
Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Crawlers & Walkers up to 24 Months
Mondays & Saturdays, June 10 – July 27
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Move with your baby.  Itsy Bitsy Yoga will help your baby become happier and healthier.  For babies who are crawling and walking, ages up to 24 months with parent or caregiver.  Space is limited, sign up at the desk upon arrival.  For more information, please visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Non-Crawling Babies
Mondays, June 10 – July 22
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Move with your baby.  Itsy Bitsy Yoga will help your baby become happier and healthier.  For newborns to almost crawling babies and parent or caregiver.  Space is limited, sign up at the desk upon arrival.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Summer Break Indoor Soccer for Ages 2 – 5
Mondays, June 10 – July 22
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Toddlers and preschoolers will learn how to play soccer through interactive stories with a certified coach, and enjoy playing in our cool indoor space as we turn our Auditorium into a mock soccer field.  Space is limited, in-person sign up begins at in KidSpace at 3:00 PM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Family Play Date                                                 
Tuesdays, June 11 – July 23
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For ages 9 months – pre-K.  Make a play date with your kids and have fun with our toys, games and music collection.  Make friends with other families as you discover new activities and fun songs.  Space is limited, sign up upon arrival.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Family Storytime
Wednesdays, June 12 – July 24
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For ages 9 months – pre-K.  Bring the entire family as we make both classic and new fairytales come alive with stories, songs, crafts and fun!  Space is limited, sign up upon arrival.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Itsy Bitsy Yoga Tots Ages 2 – 4
Saturdays, June 15 – July 27
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Move with your toddler.  Itsy Bitsy Yoga will help your child become happier and healthier.  For toddlers, ages 2-4 years old, and parent or caregiver.   Space is limited, sign up at the desk upon arrival.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
 
 
 
Summer@YourCityLibrary -  FOR KIDS ENTERING GRADES K-5
Ongoing:
Summer Academy: Grades 1 -5 Group Tutoring Sessions
June 9 – July 23
Sundays, 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM 
Mondays & Tuesdays, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM
Iris Room, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For kids entering grades 1- 5 in August.  Kids can get extra help in reading or math for their grade level.  This seven-week program provides group tutoring sessions led by a certified teacher.   Limited to one 45-minute tutoring session per child, per week.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required and begins May 6.  For more information or to register, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.  Sponsored by the West Palm Beach Library Foundation
 
Summer Break Indoor Soccer for Elementary Age Kids
Mondays, June 10 – July 22
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Elementary age kids will learn how to play soccer through interactive stories with a certified coach, and enjoy playing in our cool indoor space as we turn our Auditorium into a mock soccer field.  Space is limited, in-person sign up begins at in KidSpace at 3:30 PM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Universe of Stories Weekly Hands-On Activities
Tuesdays, June 11 – July 23
1:30 PM, 2:15 PM and 3:00 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids in grades K – 5 can join us in our interactive room to participate in a different fun, hands-on activity each week that will educate and inspire.  Space is limited, in-person sign up for one 30-minute session begins at 1:00 PM in KidSpace.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
June 11:  Learn About Moon Rocks
June 18:  Infinity Sculpture Art
June 25:  The Wonder of Flight
July 2:  Step into a Fractured Fairy Tale
July 9:  Design a Summer Tote Bag
July 16:  Let’s Go to Space Camp
July 23:  End of Summer Glow Party with glow-in-the-dark paints, crafts, and more
 
Tech Lab
Wednesdays, June 12 – July 24
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM for Grades K – 2
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM for Grades 3 – 5
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids will nurture their problem-solving skills, logic and creativity while tinkering with the latest technology.  Space is limited, in-person sign up begins in KidSpace 30 minutes prior to program start-time.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Summer Academy: Kindergarten Prep
June 14 – July 27
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Hibiscus Room, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For kids entering Kindergarten in August.  Kids will have fun while learning fundamental skills they will need in Kindergarten.  This seven-week program provides group tutoring sessions led by a certified teacher.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required and begins May 6.  For more information or to register, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.  Sponsored by the West Palm Beach Library Foundation
 
Hip Hop for Kids
Fridays, June 14 – July 26 (no class July 19)
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For kids in grades K – 5.  Show off your moves!  Join instructor Jaleesa for a fun and energizing hip-hop dance class.  Space is limited, in-person sign up begins at 1:00 PM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.  Sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. 
 
Summer Academy: 3rd Grade FSA Prep
Saturdays, June 15 – July 27
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Hibiscus Room, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For kids entering 3rd Grade in August.  Kids will have fun while learning skills they will need in 3rd Grade as they begin FSA testing.  This seven-week program provides group tutoring sessions led by a certified teacher.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required and begins May 6.  For more information or to register, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.  Sponsored by the West Palm Beach Library Foundation.
 
Date order:
Chemistry Magic Show
Thursday, June 13
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM and 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids in grades K – 5 will have a blast while learning all about chemistry and the magic of science during this fun, interactive show from our friends at Jurassic Parts.  Space is limited, in-person sign up for one session begins in KidSpace at 2:30 PM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
West African Drumming & Dance for Kids
Thursday, June 20
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM and 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids in grades K – 5 can join Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum Inc. to explore basic African drum and dance techniques and learn about the history of the instruments.  No experience necessary.  Space is limited, in-person sign up for one session begins in KidSpace at 2:30 PM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Science Center Discover Dome
Saturday, June 22
1:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM
Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids in grades K – 5 can join the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium for a journey into space.  What are stars made of?  Find out as you journey into the night sky in a 360° planetarium that tells the myths behind the constellations.  Space is limited, in-person sign up for one session begins in KidSpace at 1:00 PM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.  Sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach.
 
Meteorite Lab
Thursday, June 27
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM for Grades K-2
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM for Grades 3-5
Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids in grades K-5 can join our friends from Jurassic Parts for an interactive lab that examines meteorites from around the world and shows how craters are formed.  Space is limited, in-person sign up begins in KidSpace 30 minutes prior to program start.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Create Your Own Satellite
Thursday, July 11
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids in grades K – 5 can use their imagination to create their own 3-D satellite made from repurposed materials in this two-hour open lab.  Sign up upon arrival, last sign-in at 3:00 PM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703. 
 
Science Center Nitro Mania
Thursday, July 25
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM and 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids in grades K – 5 can join the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium for a chilling program about liquid nitrogen.  They will experience the physical changes that occur before their very eyes as they learn about states of matter.  Space is limited, in-person sign up begins in KidSpace at 2:30 PM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703. Sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach.
 
 
Summer@YourCityLibrary -  FOR TEENS
Ongoing:
Free Meals for Kids & Teens
Mondays – Fridays, June 4 – July 26
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For children and teens ages 18 and under. The Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, with the School District of Palm Beach County, is proud to be a Summer BreakSpot, offering FREE nutritious lunches and snacks all summer long to kids and teens ages 18 and under.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.  Sponsored by the USDA Summer Food Service Program.
 
Summer Reading Program
June 9 – July 27
During library hours 
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids and teens (preschool through high school) are invited to enjoy a “Universe of Stories” while making reading a priority and preventing the summer slide.  By keeping a reading log with our new Beanstack app, they will receive a FREE best-selling book each week to start their own home library, and be entered into a weekly gift card drawing.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.  Sponsored by the West Palm Beach Library Foundation.
 
Small Group Tutoring for Teens (Grades 6-12)
June 9 – July 22
Sundays, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Mondays, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM, and 2:30 PM
Hibiscus Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For teens entering grades 6 –12 in August.  Teens can get extra help in reading, writing, or math for their grade level.  This seven-week program provides group tutoring sessions led by a certified teacher.   Limited to one 45-minute tutoring session per child, per week.. Space is limited.  Pre-registration required and begins May 6.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703 to register. Sponsored by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Teen Book Club
Tuesdays, June 11 – July 23
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
TeenSource, 2nd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Teens are invited to read and discuss popular YA novels with your fellow teens!  We’ll read three books over the course of the summer.  Snacks provided.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.  Sponsored by PBSO.
 
Teen Robotics Lab
Tuesdays, June 11 – July 23
2:30 PM – 4:45 PM
TeenSource, 2nd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Teens can join us for this interactive lab time to  tinker with littleBits electronics, experience our virtual reality headsets, build your own robots, and more.  Drop in during the allotted time period at your leisureFor more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705. Sponsored by PBSO.
 
Teen Chill Zone
Thursdays, June 13 – July 25 (no program July 4)
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
TeenSource, 2nd floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Teens are invited to get out of the heat during the hot summer months and step into the library’s new Chill Zone where they can relax and cool off with ice cream, snacks, and a movie.  Drop in during the allotted time period at your leisure.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.
 
Teen Game Day
Fridays, June 14 – July 26
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
TeenSource, 2nd floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Are you the ultimate gamer?  Teens can show off their skills and face off against  friends in a variety of board games and video games including Fortnite, Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros., and more.  Drop in during the allotted time period at your leisure.  Snacks provided.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.
 
Teen Crafting Workshop
Wednesdays, June 26, July 3 & July 24
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Teens can get crafty in our arts and crafts studio.  Get creative while making crafts including pins, shirts, bath bombs, and more; learn how to use the Cricut Maker machine; or  just chill out with an adult coloring sheet.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.
 
Date order:
Teen Chopped
Wednesday, June 12 & July 10
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Calling all teen chefs!  Showcase your culinary skills and compete against your fellow teens for bragging rights and prizes.  Just like the TV show, you will use mystery ingredients and turn them into delectable dishes to be judged.  Space is limited.  In-person sign up begins at 1:30 PM in Studio 411.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.
 
Nailed It! Teen Edition
Wednesday, June 19 & July 17
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Based on the hit Netflix show, teens will compete to recreate extravagant edible masterpiecesfor the chance to win gift cards.  Put your culinary skills to the test and see if you will Nail It or Fail It!  Space is limited.  In-person sign up begins at 1:30 PM in Studio 411.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.
 
 
Summer@YourCityLibrary -  ADULT PROGRAMS
Ongoing:
Summer Reading Program for Adults
June 9 – July 27
During library hours 
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
1st Floor Checkout
FREE
Summer reading is not just for kids.  Adults are also invited to participate and keep track of their summer reads.  By keeping a reading log (now using the Beanstack app) they will be entered into a weekly gift card drawing.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Grab & Go Art for Adults
June 10 – July 27
During Library Hours
1st Floor Checkout Desk
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
 Art Grab & Go Bags are perfect for adults who want to dabble as an artist and have everything you need:  art books, an easel, canvas, art paper, acrylics, brushes, pastel paints, watercolor paints, art models, and more.    Make your own masterpiece and/or choose to contribute to our community art piece (instructions included).. Share your creations on social media with #mandellibraryart and tag us to show off your work.  Checkout period is one week with no renewals.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Learn to Drive – Driving Simulator
Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays – 10:00 AM
Saturdays – 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM
Sundays – 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM
Square One, 2nd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE Are you looking to get your driver’s license? Do you need a way to practice? Come utilize our state-of-the-art driving simulator and prepare for the road in a safe, virtual setting.  Choose to learn automatic, manual (stick shift) or both.  You must be at least 15 years old.  Registration required.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.
 
Rollology Exercise Class
Mondays
12:05 PM – 12:50 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Alyson Limehouse, Founder of Rollology™, second-generation Master Pilates Instructor, and owner of Sunset Pilates Studio.  Rollology stretches and strengthens the abdominal area to properly align and support the body. This class is for all ages, body types and athletic levels. Please bring a roller; there will also be rollers available to borrow. Optional donation can be made to the instructor at the time of class. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Advanced Creative Writing Coaching
Mondays, June 10 – July 22 (no class July 8)
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hibiscus Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Florida Atlantic University alumnus, author, and Palm Beach State College Professor Christopher J. Pumphrey for a course that covers the theory and practice of writing poetry and fiction.  Coaching will include discussions and critiques of students' works, as well as working on polishing and rewriting works.  Students will also learn how to submit works for publication.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
News of the Week with Frank Cerabino
Mondays, June 10 – July 22 (no class June 3 or July 1)
6:30 PM – 7:45 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join celebrated and irreverent columnist for The Palm Beach Post Frank Cerabino for a discussion of the past week’s news stories that is sometimes funny, often unpredictable, and always thought-provoking.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Get Fit: Full Body Workout
Tuesdays, June 4 – July 30
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join AFAA & ACSM certified personal trainer Patti Wilmoth and learn the most effective way to be fit with a total body workout.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Qigong Fitness Class
Tuesdays, June 4 – July 30
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join instructor John Daetwyler and learn Qigong, a form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times. Qigong involves stretching the body, increasing fluid movement (blood, synovial and lymph) and building awareness of how the body moves through space.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
The Virtual Reality Experience
Tuesdays & Saturdays, June 18 – July 27
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Square One, 2nd floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Try out the library’s new Oculus Rift VR headsets and step into a variety of experiences that will stretch the limits of your imagination.  Visit the International Space station, take command of a famous starship, or destroy planets as a space dragon.  These experiences and more are at your fingertips.  Space is limited.  Sessions are 15 minutes per person.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.
Yoga
Tuesdays, 5:45 PM and 7:00 PM 
Saturdays, 9:45 AM and 11:00 AM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Bring a mat and join yogi Priyanka Shanbag (RYT 200 certified) for a gentle vinyasa (flow) practice that emphasizes awareness, healing, compassion and even humor.  All skill levels welcome.  Optional donations accepted by instructor at time of class.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Studio 411 Cricut Creations
Tuesdays, June 4 – July 30
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Crafters interested in learning more about the Cricut Maker machine are welcome to attend a step-by-step guided project sessions, with a new project each week. The sessions are taught by accomplished artist Nickie Hennevelt of Tiny Doors WPB or by Kimi Corter, the library’s very own in-house crafter.  All supplies provided.  Reservation required and begins on the prior Monday at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
June 4 – Balloon Bouquet Card (beginner level)
June 11 – 3D Flower Vase (intermediate level)
June 18 – Monogrammed Apron (beginner level)
June 25 – Ice Cream Cone Box (intermediate level)
July 2 – Fourth of July Mason Jar Flags (beginner level)
July 9 – Summer Iron-On T-Shirt (intermediate level)
July 16 – Summer Planner Inserts (beginner level)
July 23 – Floral Window Metallic Leather Journal (intermediate level)
July 30 – Summer Wreath Paper Flowers (beginner level)
 
Basic/Intermediate Group Guitar Lessons
Tuesdays, June 11 – July 23
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hibiscus Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
If you love music and have a guitar, come jam in our group guitar class.  No matter your skill level or playing style, this workshop led by Phill Fest, local guitarist and composer, will help you learn more about your instrument so you can have more fun while you play.  Bring your own guitar.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
22 Minute Hard Corps™ Workout
Wednesdays
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Marie-Elena Aruta, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, for 22 minutes and you will learn how to get great results in a short period of time.  The challenging but simple-to-follow CORPS workout program was created by legendary trainer Tony Horton and inspired by military training techniques.  The class will be presented twice so you can stay longer and repeat the routine if you wish. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Zumba Gold ®
Wednesdays
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join licensed Zumba instructor Patricia Cerniglia and learn this easy-to-follow program that lets you move to the beat at your own speed.  Zumba Gold® classes are perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Studio 411 Open Studio Time
Wednesdays
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Calling all artists!  Drop in and create art in acrylic, watercolor, or pastel with the guidance of professional artist Nickie Hennevelt of Tiny Doors WPB (all supplies provided).  You can also receive training and learn how to use our crafting equipment including the Cricut Maker, Sizzix Big Shot Pro, or a sewing machine. Once trained you can continue to practice and perfect your craft (note: equipment use requires self-purchased supplies).  Open to all skill levels. Reservation required and begins on the prior Tuesday at 10:00 AM.    For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Essentrics Exercise Class
Wednesdays (no class July 31)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Bring your mat and join certified Essentrics instructor Jan Bostic for this fitness class.  Essentrics is a dynamic, full-body workout suitable for all fitness levels that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening while engaging all 650 muscles.  This class will increase flexibility and mobility for a healthy, toned, and pain-free body.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Pilates
Thursdays (no class July 4)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join certified Pilates instructor Donna Gibson, bring your mat, and practice this healthy exercise.  Referred to as the art of controlled movement, Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength, and develops control and endurance in the entire body.  Optional donation can be made to the instructor at the time of class.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Pop-Up Cricut Machine in KidSpace
June 13 – July 26
Thursdays, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Fridays, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
FREE
Parents and caregivers, we are moving are Cricut Maker machine to KidSpace so you can craft close-by while your kids are attending our fantastic summer childrens’ programs.  Come learn how the Cricut Machine works and how you can create custom items such as party favors and decorations and more.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Yoga for Seniors
Thursdays (no class July 4)
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Bring a mat and join yogi Priyanka Shanbag (RYT 200) for a gentle yoga class designed especially for seniors to help with flexibility, strength and stability.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Zumba ®
Thursdays (no class July 4)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join a certified instructor and experience Zumba fun with dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music.  No matter what your level of experience our Zumba classes will get you moving.  Optional donations accepted by instructor at time of class.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Creative Writing for Beginners
Thursdays, June 13 – 27
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hibiscus
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Palm Beach State College English professor Faye Pelosi and learn the basics of creative writing while having your work critiqued.  You will participate in workshop-based exercises where a topic is instructed, such as setting, and original works are created and critiqued.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Intermediate & Advanced Tai Chi
Fridays
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join instructor John Daetwyler to practice the Chinese martial art and enjoy the health benefits.  For those who already have a background in tai chi, you will learn even more advanced techniques for relaxation, energy and balance.  Optional donations accepted by instructor at time of class.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Beginner Tai Chi
Fridays
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join instructor John Daetwyler and learn the basics of the Chinese martial art tai chi.  Enjoy the health benefits and how it can relax, energize and balance you.  Optional donations accepted by instructor at time of class. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Impressionism Art In-Depth
Fridays, June 7 & 14, July 19 & 26
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Auditorium 
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join lecturer and art historian Joan Lipton, Ph.D. for this four-part series and learn about the radical 19th century art movement focusing a different aspect and artist each week.  Impressionism changed the art world and is characterized by renowned artists such as Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cézanne and more.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.   
 
Studio 411 Arts & Crafting Equipment Access
Saturdays (no class June 15)
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Calling all crafters!  If you know how to use a Cricut Maker machine, a Sizzix Big Shot Pro machine, or a sewing machine, drop in and create using one of our online databases of ideas, or create your own project (Note: equipment use requires self-purchased supplies and reservations).  Reservation required. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701
 
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SCORE:  All You Want to Know About Contracts
Saturday, June 8
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE

Join SCORE, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping small businesses through mentoring and education, to learn more about contracts.  Florida law generally provides that parties are charged with knowledge of all agreements that they sign (regardless of whether they actually understood the agreement), thus it's important to have an understanding of contracts.  This lecture will teach small business owners about detrimental contract provisions.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, visit palmbeach.score.org or call 561-833-1672.
 
Learn Creative Watercolor Techniques
Tuesday, June 11
9:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join award-winning exhibited artist Carol Z. Brody and learn unique, professional, and creative watercolor techniques.  This renowned artist and educator will share her passion for watercolor and demonstrate her approach to color and texture. All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.  Reservation required and begins on Monday, June 10 at 10:00 AM.    For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Comic Book & Pop Culture Club
Wednesday, June 12 & July 10
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Iris Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join us in an open, friendly environment where comic book and pop culture fans can gather to discuss all aspects of the industry including comics, movies, TV shows, toys, games, and more. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Learn Ancient Japanese Suminagashi  
Thursday, June 13
1:45 PM – 4:00 PM and 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join local artist and jewelry maker Amanda Linton and learn how to create stunning images through an ancient Japanese water marbling technique.  Suminagahi or "floating ink" is the process of marbling paper with both water and pigment to create intricate and bold patterns.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.  Reservation required and begins on Wednesday, June 12 at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
 
Friday with the Friends Book Club: The Woman Who Smashed Codes
Friday, June 14
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Enjoy a book discussion with fellow book lovers from the Friends of the Mandel Public Library group.  This month’s book is The Woman Who Smashed Codes, by Jason Fagone.  This is the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived, an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together and used it to confront the evils of their time, solving puzzles that unmasked Nazi spies and helped win World War II.  This is a brown-bag lunch event.  Bring your own lunch or purchase lunch before you arrive from any downtown merchant.  This event is free and open to Friends members and the public.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Father’s Day Cricut Gifts
Saturday, June 15
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Let Dad know how much you care by making him gifts crafted with love on a Cricut machine such as a homemade card and iron-on items including a T-shirt, baseball hat, and apron.  This session is taught by Kimi Corter, the library’s very own crafter on staff.  All supplies provided.  Reservation required and begins Thursday, June 13 at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Foreign Film Series: Hotel Salvation
Sunday, June 16
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
This month's film is the 2016 Indian comedy-drama, Hotel Salvation, about an overworked businessman who is forced to set his job aside to accompany his father to the holy city of Varanasi, where the old man wishes to spend his final days.  The film received multiple awards, including best film award at the UNESCO Gandhi Medal (Paris), the Biennale College Cinema Awards (Venice), and the New York Indian Film Festival.  (Hindi with English subtitles, 1 hour 40 minutes).  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Create a Japanese Chigirie & Miniature Garden
Tuesday, June 18
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Morikami Museum instructors and make a postcard-sized picture using a Japanese-style paper collage technique called chigirie.  Then learn how to create a mini-Japanese garden using real plants, stones, soil and sand.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.   Reservation required and begins on Monday, June 17 at 10:00 AM. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Millennials Ruin Book Club
Wednesday, June 19 & July 17
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Subculture Coffee, 509 Clematis St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
FREE
Join us for a new kind of book club created by and ruined by millennials.  This book club is no-pressure: meaning, you read what YOU want!  On the 3rd Wednesday of each month, participants can get together at one of downtown’s favorite gathering spots, Subculture Coffee just across from the library, and share what they’ve been reading while getting recommendations from our librarians and other book lovers.    For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Paper Piecing Mixed Media Art
Thursday, June 20
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join artist Nickie Hennevelt of Tiny Doors WPB and turn your favorite summertime memory into a mixed media work of art that you will cherish. Bring a photo or two of a special summer memory and create a paper piecing collage by cutting, tearing, and quilling paper  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels. Reservation required and begins on Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 AM.    For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.  Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Make Wire Filigree Decorative Jars
Tuesday, June 25
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Craftcation Conference alumni Peggie Miller to create and design a wire filigree decorative jar, transforming a glass bottle into art using lightweight wire.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.  Reservation required and begins on Monday, June 24 at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Get That Job Workshop
Thursday, June 27
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Get free lunch and a flash drive at this workshop that covers resumes, job markets, interviewing skills and more with Career Consultant Angela Wing-Allen.  Registration is required.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.  Sponsored by a grant from Wells Fargo Bank.
 
Learn Dirty Flow Paint Technique
Thursday, June 27
1:45 PM – 4:00 PM and 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join local artist, furniture restorer, and decorator Cass Kinna and learn another form of flow art or fluid painting where less paint is wasted.  Instead of using the flip cup technique, paint is poured onto the canvas utilizing a gloved hand and wrist to control the paint.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.  Reservation required and begins on Wednesday, June 26 at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Create Shadows in Art
Tuesday, July 2
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join award-winning Palm Beach/New York portrait artist, Renée Plevy and learn how to use shadows in art with acrylic paint on canvas.  This class will teach techniques necessary to add depth and detail to your artwork.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.  Reservation required and begins on Monday, July 1 at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Create by Transferring Images
Tuesday, July 9
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join South Florida artist, educator and designer, Kristin Miller Hopkins and learn how to create a painting from a photocopy.  Bring photocopies (not photos) of your favorite images (people, nature scenes, landscapes) to personalize your piece.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.  Reservation required and begins on Monday July 8 at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
 
Spoken Word Workshop Part 1:  Getting Started
Wednesday, July 10
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Square One, 2nd floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Are you an aspiring poet or spoken word artist?  Do you have tons of material and no one to share it with?  Have you always been curious about how to get started as a performer?  If this is you then you should attend this workshop.  Participants will learn the process of taking your poetry from the page to the stage in a comfortable, judgement-free environment.  All are welcome but young adults are encouraged to attend.  Plus, get a sneak peek at our new audio studio.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7707.
 
Creating Art with Graphite & Charcoal
Thursday, July 11
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join award-winning artist Ken Dempsey, BSPA, RN, MEd, and learn techniques to bring graphite and charcoal to life in this drawing class.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.  Reservation required and begins on Wednesday, July 10 at 10:00 AM.    For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Friday with the Friends Book Club: In the Midst of Winter
Friday, July 12
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Enjoy a book discussion with fellow book lovers from the Friends of the Mandel Public Library group. This month’s book is In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende. The novel begins with a minor traffic accident which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives.  This is a brown-bag lunch event.  Bring your own lunch or purchase lunch before you arrive from any downtown merchant.  This event is free and open to Friends members and the public.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Understanding Face Structure in Portrait Painting
Tuesday, July 16, 9:45 AM – 12:00 PM or
Thursday, July 18, 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join painter, designer and public artist Anita Lovitt as she helps you understand how the various elements of face structure can help you make your portraits more realistic.  Please bring a large (8 ½x11) headshot in full face, side, or three-quarter face.  Medium will be acrylic on 16x20 canvas boards.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.  Reservation required and begins on Monday July 15 at 10:00 AM for both sessions.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
More than Amazon:  Alternate Online Shopping
Wednesday, July 17
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Life Support Lab
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Take your online shopping beyond Amazon to other equally marvelous sites including Facebook Marketplace, Etsy, and OfferUp.  Join Amris Allemand, Associate Librarian, and find out the best way to join, navigate, and feel comfortable using these sites for buying and selling online.  Registration required.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.
 
Spoken Word Workshop Part 2: Open Mic
Wednesday, July 17
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Square One, 2nd floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Young performers/artists are invited to come mingle with one anotherand share their work during our “open mic.” Those who have participated in our introductory spoken word workshop will also be able to apply what they learned.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7707.
 
Sculpt Hands and Feet in Clay
Thursday, July 18
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREEJoin local artist Freddy Hennevelt and learn the proper techniques and tools to help you  sculpt hands and feet using polymer clay.  All supplies provided. Open to all skill levels. Reservation required and begins on Monday, July 1 at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Foreign Film Series: Over the Limit
Sunday, July 21
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
This month's film is the 2017 Russian documentary, Over the Limit, about the world's most outstanding rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun and her intense, psychologically grueling training for the 2016 Olympic Games.  (Russian with English subtitles, 1 hour 14 minutes). For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Design, Make, & Decorate Glycerin Soap
Tuesday, July 23
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Craftcation Conference alumna Peggie Miller and create decorative glycerin soaps.  These all-natural soaps are one of the most moisturizing types of soaps.  Being translucent, they allow for creativity in designing shapes and adding decorative elements. 
All supplies provided. Open to all skill levels. Reservation required and begins on Monday, July 22 at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.
 
Editing Photos in Photoshop Elements
Wednesday, July 24
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Life Support Lab
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Janet Norton, Library Technology Floor Supervisor, to discover easy ways to edit photos and add different backgrounds with a green screen.  You will learn how to edit using Adobe Photoshop Elements, a simpler and limited version of professional Photoshop.  Space is limited.  Registration required.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.
 
Create Watercolor Feather Art on Tea Towels
Thursday, July 25
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join local artist and jewelry maker Amanda Linton and learn how to create colorful flowing feathers on tea towels using a few strokes of the brush and pops of soft color. This repetitive process is also a soothing exercise for the busy mind.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels. Reservation required and begins on Wednesday, July 24 at 10:00 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. Sponsored by a grant from the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District (A&E) obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.